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Reference DP36
Covering dates 1656-1993
Held by Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
Extent 59 files
Creators Church of England, Elstree Parish, Hertfordshire



INCUMBENT  [no ref. or date]

Service of the Church  DP36/1  [n.d.]

Baptisms, marriages, burials  [no ref. or date]

Register of baptisms, marriages and burials  DP36/1/1  1656 - 1757

1 vol

Contents:
Baptisms, 1656-1744; 1753-1757 on sheets of paper pasted into volume. Burials, 1656-1662, 1665-1748; one entry for 1749; 1751-1752, 1754-1757 on sheets of paper pasted into volume. Marriages, 1656-1662, 1666-1746. Some dates of birth and death recorded. At end, lists of contributions for a brief for Whitechapel and Stepney, 1685, and for English prisoners of the Turks, 1670; register of briefs, 1657-1675. At end, reversed, order of Quarter Sessions, 1676, relating to the apprehension and punishment of rogues and vagabonds, citing various statutes and ordering the constables to report to the Justices of the Peace

Register of baptisms and burials  DP36/1/2  1758 - 1812

1 vol

Contents:
Baptisms to 1808 only. Burial of Martha Ray, murdered by the Rev. J Hackman recorded, 14 April 1779

Baptisms  [no ref. or date]

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/3  1808 - 1812

1 vol

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/4  1813 - 1849

1 vol

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/5  1849 - 1879

1 vol

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/6  1879 - 1903

1 vol

Contents:
At beginning and end, lists of those confirmed 1884-1891

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/7  1903 - 1942

1 vol

Register of baptisms  DP36/1/8  1942 - 1969

1 vol

Marriages and banns  [no ref. or date]

Register of marriages and banns  DP36/1/9  1755 - 1860

1 vol

Contents:
Marriages 1755-1812; one entry for 1822; banns 1755-1860. At end, one baptism entry, 1850, with note that it appears also in its correct place

Register of marriages  DP36/1/10  1813 - 1836

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/11  1837 - 1916

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/12  1916 - 1924

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/13  1924 - 1932

1 vol

Registers of marriages  DP36/1/14  1932 - 1941

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/15  1941 - 1946

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/16  1946 - 1960

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/24  Nov 1960-Jun 1971

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/25  Jul 1971-Jul 1982

1 vol

Register of marriages  DP36/1/26  Sep 1982-Jan 1991

1 vol

Register of banns  DP36/1/19  1897 - 1908

1 vol

Register of banns  DP36/1/27  Nov 1965-May 1990

1 vol

Burials  [no ref. or date]

Register of burials  DP36/1/17  1813 - 1892

1 vol

Contents:
At front, table of fees, nd; at end, stuck in, copy of Order in Council, 30 November 1882 closing churchyard for burials and account of fund for enlargement of churchyard, 1882. Burials of William Weare, murdered by John Thurtell, recorded 1 November 1823, and of Eliza Ebborn, murdered by George Stratton, 17 August 1882

Register of burials  DP36/1/18  1892 - 1927

1 vol

Services  [no ref. or date]

Register of services  DP36/1/20  1941-1951

1 vol

Register of services  DP36/1/21  1951 - 1957

1 vol

Register of services  DP36/1/22  1958 - 1963

1 vol

Register of services  DP36/1/23  1964 - 1969

1 vol

Register of services  DP36/1/28  Nov 1969-Dec 1980

1 vol

Register of services  DP36/1/29  Dec 1980 - Aug 1991

1 vol

Property and Income of Benefice  DP36/3  [n.d.]

Plan of Rectory Farm, Boreham Wood, later Whitehouse Farm  DP36/3/1  nd [c1800]

1

Contents:
With notes added in 1870 and later

Printed list of Rectors of Elstree  DP36/3/2  1898

1

Miscellaneous papers relating to church and parish  DP36/3/3  1765-1909

1 bdl

Contents:
Including inventory of church goods, 1765; table of fees, nd (c1860); extracts from London Gazette relating to establishment of consolidated chapelry of St Peter, Arkley, 10 February 1905, and to establishment of district of All Saints, Boreham Wood, 26 February 1909; notes on charities, nd; estimate of total value of enclosure of Boreham Wood Common to the proprietors of lands, houses, tofts and certain fields, nd. Original bundle

Terrier [1902; revised 1918]; Terrier [1930]; and list of church plate [1915]  DP36/3/4  1902 - 1930

1 env

Draft Pastoral Order  DP36/3/5  1987

1 env

Contents:
Transferring part of the parish of Edgware, Diocese of London, to Elstree

Pastoral Order  DP36/3/6  Feb 1970

1 item

Contents:
Reorganising rural deaneries

Ministry of Health approval of the provision of a new burial ground adjoining St Nicholas' churchyard  DP36/3/7  Aug 1925

1 item

Contents:
With plan

Copy conveyance of part of the glebe land as an additional burial ground  DP36/3/8  Sep 1925

1 item

Counterpart mortgages with the Church Commissioners  DP36/3/9  1948; 1950; 1965

3 items

Contents:
£450 towards improvements to the rectory, December 1948; £50 for improvements to the parsonage house, February 1950; £9,045 towards the cost of building a new parsonage house, July 1965

CHURCHWARDENS  [no ref. or date]

Accounts  DP36/5  [n.d.]

Accounts  DP36/5/1  1715 - 1842

1 vol

Contents:
Includes some rate assessments and some minutes of vestry meetings held to pass accounts and elect churchwardens. Note at front of repair of volume in 1920 after its discovery in the Rectory stables in 1898

Property  DP36/6  [n.d.]

Notification of listed building status of St Nicholas Church  DP36/6/1  May 1952

1 item

Report, specification, correspondence and plans concerning the church lighting scheme  DP36/6/2  1964

1 env

Faculties and Archdeacons' certificates  DP36/6/3  1918; 1946-1970

1 bdl

Contents:
Removal of buildings on glebe land, Oct 1918; stained glass window, May 1946; Garden of Remembrance, Dec 1946; memorial doors, May 1947; several internal alterations, Jan 1948; stained glass window, Jan 1949; gravespace reservation, Nov 1949; gravespace reservation, Oct 1951; gravespace reservation, Jan 1953; gravespace reservation, Nov 1954; Church bells, Mar 1955; heating system, Oct 1956; several internal alterations, Oct 1960; memorial plaque, memorial tablet, and iron screen in organ chamber, Nov 1961; electric lighting, Oct 1964; removal of pews, Jan 1969

Faculties  DP36/6/4  1981; 1984

2 items

Contents:
Re-tiling of church roof, October 1981. Memorial bronze plaque, July 1984

VESTRY AND PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL  DP36/8  [n.d.]

Vestry minutes  DP36/8/1  1769 - 1823

1 vol

Parochial Church Council minutes  DP36/8/2  May 1981-Jan 1985

1 vol

Annual statements of account  DP36/8/3  1974; 1978

1 env

General Account book  DP36/8/4  1981 - 1993

1 vol

Analysis of income and expenditure book  DP36/8/5  Jan 1985-Dec 1990

1 vol

Annual statements of account  DP36/8/6  1983 - 1992

1 file

Contents:
[1985-1992]; correspondence concerning Diocesan Common Fund quota [1986-1991]; and Parochial Returns of Income [1983-1990]

OVERSEERS  [no ref. or date]

Rates  DP36/11  [n.d.]

Poor rate assessments  DP36/11/1  1796-1806

1 vol

Contents:
Rates 1796-1802. At the other end, receipts for rent of charity lands and other money paid to parish, 1796-1806

Accounts  DP36/12  [n.d.]

Poor rate assessments and accounts  DP36/12/1  1685 - 1727

1 vol

Contents:
Lists of those buried in woollen, 1691-1727, (incomplete), occur throughout the volume

Poor rate assessments and accounts  DP36/12/2  1727 - 1762

1 vol

Contents:
Lists of those buried in woollen, 1727-1739

Settlement  DP36/13  [n.d.]

Settlement certificates and related papers  DP36/13/1  1692 - 1726

1 bdl

Contents:
Includes examinations of witnesses regarding repair of Potters Lane, 1694

SURVEYORS  [no ref. or date]


Related information: DP36/13/1 includes examinations of witnesses concerning reponsibility for repair of Potters Lane, apparently customarily repaired by the surveyors of Shenley, 1694

CHARITIES  DP36/25  [n.d.]


Related information: There are some undated notes about charities in DP36/3/3

Charity accounts  DP36/25/1  1832 - 1928

1 vol

Minutes of meetings of trustees of Nicholls' charity and Warren's charity  DP36/25/2-3  1895 - 1930; 1917 - 1978

2 vols

Contents:
These two volumes overlap in date but do not appear to duplicate each other's contents. DP36/25/2 ends with a decision to amalgamate the minutes of the charities. From 1935 the minutes in DP36/25/3 are described as those of the trustees of the Elstree Parochial Charities. The charities covered by the volumes are dole and apprenticing charities

Typed transcripts of deeds and extracts from wills relating to charities  DP36/25/4  nd [1910]

1 vol

Contents:
Originals dated 1616-1735. Loose in volume are an apprenticeship indenture, 1743; copies of Charity Commission scheme for various Elstree charities, 1928; correspondence, circulars and other papers, 1895-1973

MISCELLANEOUS  DP36/29  [n.d.]

Ordnance Survey Book of Reference to the plan of the parish of Elstree  DP36/29/1  1872

1 vol

Contents:
Also contains manuscript memorandum taken from the Enclosure Award of Boreham Wood Common, for the purpose of ascertaining the measurements of several pieces of land formerly part of the common, 1837-1838; list of registers and records, Easter 1827; list of parish and charity deeds and documents; list of charities (all copies from original notes and lists)

Elstree Rural District Council Official Guide  DP36/29/2  nd [c1959]

1 item

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